Tue., May 21, 2013 4:57pm
Governor Nathan Deal spoke in front of dozens of Tea Party members at the State Capitol Tuesday afternoon.
Thu., March 28, 2013 2:49pm
Today is the last day of the 2013 legislative session, and state lawmakers are busy passing bills before the midnight deadline.
Fri., September 7, 2012 8:00am
A copy of the Ten Commandments went on display at Georgia's state Capitol Thursday, prompting the likely debate on whether the historical document belongs in public buildings or spaces.
Tue., May 1, 2012 7:03am
Immigrant rights and civil liberties groups are planning a May Day rally at the Georgia Capitol that they're billing as a "historic coming together" of immigrants and working people.
Fri., January 13, 2012 10:50am
Georgia Tea Party groups held a rally at the state Capitol Thursday to push for ethics reform. They’ve helped to draft a bill that would limit lobbyists’ gifts to lawmakers.
Mon., January 9, 2012 7:28am
The Georgia chapter of the NAACP is asking state lawmakers to end capital punishment. NAACP state president Edward Dubose said at a rally Monday that execution is murder. State Sen. Vincent Fort has said he will file legislation to end capital punishment.
Fri., September 9, 2011 12:05pm
Gov. Nathan Deal held a moment of silence for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, which took place 10 years ago this Sunday. Deal led a brief memorial ceremony at the state Capitol Friday, flanked by Georgia's Chief Justice Carol Hunstein and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
Wed., August 31, 2011 3:46pm
Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain visited the state Capitol Wednesday. He briefly addressed both the state House and Senate.
Wed., August 31, 2011 7:41am
Georgia legislators are wrapping up their work redrawing the state's political boundaries. Redistricting is expected to be completed on Wednesday as the state Senate votes on a new congressional map that adds a 14th district in northeast Georgia. The House has already approved the map.
Thu., August 18, 2011 8:38am
The redistricting special session continues Thursday for lawmakers at the state Capitol, with both the House and Senate chambers set for votes on the new maps. Lawmakers will also decide whether to give their approval to Governor Nathan Deal’s decision to block an increase in the state’s gas tax.